Paperless poison center: An alternative to bubbling

R. Weisman, P. Purello

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Abstract

The Paperless Poison Center (PPC) is a computer software program which allows for direct entering of data collection, data submission to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) and on-site analysis of data using RBASE. A comparison of the computer collection system vs bubbling of AAPCC sheets in discussed as to speed and ease of use, accuracy and cost. A summary of our comparison concludes that the computerized system is cost effective, more efficient, and more accurate than the paper method. Poison Information Specialist (PIS) acceptance of the program has been overwhelmingly positive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-150
Number of pages2
JournalVeterinary and Human Toxicology
Volume32
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 18 1990
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • veterinary(all)
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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